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Grants available to develop resilience primers for industry

How can we shift the needle on resilience practice so that all organisations embed it into their decision-making? We believe that key incentives or other levers exist for all industries and that we must articulate the value that resilience can bring. We are seeking expressions of interest from potential grantees to develop practical, industry-specific primers. Initial deadline for expressions of interest is 27 August 2018.

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Practising what we preach – how to make things happen

You’re a practitioner in critical infrastructure resilience. How should we help you to make decisions differently? We aim to do work, and support others to do work, that will shift the approach to resilience in practice. Will Goode, Programme Manager, highlights what we’ve been doing recently and how you can get involved.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – turning words into action

In October 2018, 2,500 engineers from 70 countries came together to discuss the SDGs at the first ever Global Engineering Congress. Throughout the week it was evident that both organisers (the Institution of Civil Engineers and the World Federation of Engineering Organisations) and attendees were determined for the event to be more than just talking – the motto repeated throughout the week was turning “words into action, and action into impact”.

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High-level incrementalism and global transformation

“Slow, modest, hard-fought progress is the result anticipated from a global political process designed to permit self-expression, to enable multilateral negotiation and to foster progress borne of consensus.” Guest blogger, Fred Boltz talks about how we must build awareness, understanding, and demand for resilience among the nation-states who design and direct the official development agenda.